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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Thu Oct 29, 2009 5:45 pm

This just copied from Discworld Monthly online Mag, regarding Pterrys progress on the next book.

On the up side, the progress on I Shall Wear Midnight is rapid,
thanks to Dragon Dictate and rather more to the guys at
TalkingPoint - the front end that makes it much easier to use -
who made contact with me through this very page. I'm so impressed
by it, that if my typing ability came back overnight, I would
continue to use it. I have no hesitation in praising the product
as I have already paid for two licenses and a year's maintenance.
Anyway, we have to do this stuff otherwise what was the point of
Star Trek?
Here is a link for the full article http://www.discworldmonthly.co.uk
He willnae tak' a drink! I think he's deid! , on the other hand though A Midgie in yir hand is worth twa up yir kilt.
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Postby CrysaniaMajere » Thu Oct 29, 2009 5:53 pm

:oops: I don't get it :oops:
What the new 'i shall wear midnight' has to do with star trek? :oops:
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Postby Lady Vetinari » Thu Oct 29, 2009 6:40 pm

I think similar technology was used in Star Trek by the actors as their vision for the future and Pterry's statement is referring to using the equipment now - otherwise what was the point of Star Trek? i.e - Moving with the times and using whatever technology is available that makes life easier, nothing to do with the book other than he is using it to WRITE the book ... as a wannabe author, I agree, I'd use this sort of technology as it will save the pain in my arms getting worse.
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Postby Tonyblack » Thu Oct 29, 2009 7:27 pm

Yes, just like the Amazon Kindle is like the PADDs from Star Trek. :wink:
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